a reminder to slow down and take time for yourself through crazy times
in a world where war does not sleep, in a world where many bite the hands that have fed them, I wrote a letter for my beautiful sisters.
take an old shoe box, fill it with love, remind yourself you’re worth taking care of.
To be honest with you, the first days of 2017 have been quite tough on me. I tried really hard to remain positive, to refocus myself, to set new goals… But it was hard for to focus on the positive things in my life. It was like I couldn’t see them, even when they were right in front of me. I found myself suffering from panic attacks… in short, I wasn’t in a good headspace. I needed to calm down, to breath, and to attempt to get my life back together. One night, I randomly thought of the “365 days of gratitude” @jiliciousjourney has been doing on Instagram since the beginning of 2016. Without thinking twice, I grabbed a notebook a wrote “21 Days of Gratitude: Day 1/21”. I had nothing to lose. People say it takes 21 days to start a habit, so I thought that maybe after those 21 days of recording what I was grateful for, I would have my positivity back. Every day I try to write down all the things …
Most importantly, realize that although this may seem like the ending to your novel, a chapter has merely finished and the beginning of a new chapter is about to begin.